In this blog, we are going to compare the vaccines Covaxin and Covishield. During this phase when this whole country is getting vaccinated a lot of people have a question in their mind, which vaccine is better Covaxin or Covishield?
We will explain each and everything to you which is better? Are there any side effects of these vaccines?
What is Covaxin?
Covaxin is a Covid-19 vaccine which is developed by Bharat Biotech and the Indian Council of Medical Research. In June 2020 when Covid-19 fear was at its peak in the whole country, the company received permission to conduct Phase 1 and 2 human trials.
What is Covishield?
Covishield is a Covid-19 vaccine which is developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca. It is given by Intramuscular Injection. In July 2020 AstraZeneca collaborated with IQVIA to conduct Clinical tests of the vaccine in the U.S.A.
Which Vaccine is better Covaxin or Covishield?
Now we are going to discuss the main point of this blog which vaccine is better Covaxin or Covishield.
1)The efficacy rate of Covaxin is 78% to 100%.
2) The minimum age of taking a Covaxin dose is 18 years.
3) In terms of side effects both Vaccines have their side effects the side effects of Covaxin are weakness, dizziness, fever headache, vomitings, rashes etc.
1) The efficacy rate of Covishield is 70% to 90%.
2) The minimum age of taking a Covishield dose is 12 years.
3) The side effects of Covishield are swelling, fever, joint pain etc. The side effects also depend on Person to Person.
I hope you had go through all the information in it. In my opinion, both vaccines are good both vaccines have their side effects and drawbacks both vaccines are equal.
You can take any of these two vaccines, if Covaxin is available you can take Covaxin and if Covishield is available you can take Covishield. The main thing that comes is you have to take the vaccine and if you are eligible then go ahead and take the vaccine, together we can defeat this disease.
Just be a responsible citizen and don’t believe in rumours. There are many rumours that are spread about the vaccine and if you are very much concerned about it you should make an appointment with your doctor he or she can clear all your doubts.
I hope all your doubts about the vaccine are cleared.